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Travel Checklist for Your Devon Family Holiday

When travelling to Devon, chances are you are looking to explore the countryside and some of the beaches along the coast of the UK. This means that bodyboards, surfboards and bikes are likely to be packed along with all the essentials. But how do you make sure that you have packed everything you will need for the length of your trip? In this article, we have compiled a list of some of the items that you should pack on your Devon family holiday. 

Packing Made Easy 

When heading out on a holiday, it can be difficult to make sure that you have packed everything that you need without forgetting something. As a result, packing in advance is crucial as this will ensure that you remember to pack everything. But with so many smaller elements to pack it can be difficult to make sure you have everything. To help, we have compiled a list of some of the elements that you should pack with you. 

Select items that you should be bringing with you to your holiday to Devon include: 

  • Mobile phone chargers 
  • Any medication that you need 
  • Mini first aid kit 
  • Books and magazines 
  • Wallet with cards and cash 
  • Any tickets you may need 
  • Surf or bodyboards 
  • Activities such as playing cards 
  • Books on the local area 
  • A backpack 
  • Windbreaks/ Beach Tents 
  • Swimming costumes 
  • Bikes 

What to Pack for Those At A Holiday Park

Whether you’re staying at a holiday park with all the facilities included such as our fantastic family holiday park in Devon, or a caravan park, ensuring that you pack all the essentials will help you to enjoy your holiday to the maximum. It will help you to ensure that you never forget anything when you travel again. Whether you are packing one large suitcase for the whole family, or you are packing for your children, packing the essentials listed below, and packing gradually through the week, will help you to ensure that smaller elements such as toothbrushes, facial wash and other everyday items are not forgotten.

  • First Aid Kit such as plasters and bandages, medicines, thermometer etc.
  • Towels and bed linen if you don’t want to use those provided
  • Items for the kitchen such as kitchen towels, kitchen roll, cloths and sponges, extra bin bags, bottle opener, tea, milk, sugar and coffee etc.
  • Clothes
  • Swimwear
  • Shoes, slippers, sandals, wellies
  • Sunglasses
  • Cosmetics such as toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo and conditioner, shower gel, sun cream, after sun, make up, razors, glasses/lenses
  • Technology such as mobile and tablet, camera, memory card, chargers etc. 
  • Toys such as favourite cuddly toys, children’s books, colouring books and crayons, pack of cards, ball, bucket and spade 

Packing Tips When Visiting Attractions 

If you are travelling a long distance to visit a specific attraction or you are visiting several attractions throughout your trip, it may be worth leaving a bit of extra space in your suitcases. This will allow you to purchase any merchandise or presents for your loved one and still have room to pack them in. Leaving this space in your suitcase will allow you to make your packing process easier as there will be space for everything. It is important to note that depending on the length of your trip, you must pack as light as possible. 

Whether you are travelling for a week, 2 weeks or just a weekend, there are several ways that you can make packing a simple yet effective process. This will ensure you have everything you need to make the process as simple and effective as possible and means you can focus on enjoying your time away even more.